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Standards Index: Topic 6.8: Biotechnology
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Skill 1.C: Explain biological concepts in applied contexts.
Biology: Dolly, the Cloned Sheep
Students will learn the scientific and cultural importance of Dolly, the first animal to be cloned from an adult cell, who became the most famous animal in the history of biotechnology.
Biotechnology: Gene Therapy and Gene Editing
Students will learn about the tremendous potential of gene therapy and gene editing, including CRISPR Cas-9, to cure and mitigate disease, as well as the scientific and ethical challenges surrounding these approaches.